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of the old span, ripping away a thousand foot section to make way for a path to be used by cyclists and pedestrians. >> they had to demolish this section to the public can start using the bike path on tuesday morning at noon. >> reporter: looking east through the tunnel is this view. up close you can see crews blasting above. >> any time you do clean that tunnel, there are a lot of very strict procedures you have to follow to make sure it's done in an environmentally responsibly way. >> reporter: what i really wanted to do was give you a different perspective. we decided to put the camera on the hood and off we went. >> probably one of the most impressive roadway structures i've seen. >> reporter: officer daniel hill says the new span has that wide open feel and they'll be looking for speeders. >> we expect drivers to get the feel need to speed. you might let the accelerator go and you might get yourself into a dangerous situation. >> reporter: back live at the toll plaza watching these crews make some marks on the approach to the toll plaza. the striping well under way in the westb
the fire was sparked by a smoke grenade used during an outdoor military training exercise. fire officials tell us flames consume about 170 acres before the fire was contained about two hours ago. now right now crews remain on the scene looking for hot spots. we have live team coverage tonight of the fire danger in the bay area. ktvu's john sasaki is in the north bay with a look at how firefighters are preparing. >>> first our chief meteorologist bill martin joins us in the weather center with a look at the conditions. >> they were pretty hot, certainly 90 degrees at the fire zone and the winds were west-northwest at 5 miles per hour. this was not a lightning sparked fire. but of course that's what the concerns are. check out the lightning showing up just east of the area right now. you can see it's going off in the hills around yosemite and deer valley. now working its way up into donner summit. looks like they'll stay north tonight but there's a shot tomorrow night. everyone tonight one could drift over the valley. right here in effect in the northern counties of northern california. sh
is joining us now with what police are saying about the search and a person of interest now in the case. good morning, katie. >> reporter: police have arrested a man who is called a person of interest. he was last seen with coke's vehicle and credit cards. more on him in a moment. investigators have not said if he pointed them here to the fairgrounds or not. oakland detectives say he called is for detectives around 6:00. as darkness fell search and rescue teams combed an undeveloped area. oakland police say they are still treating this as a missing persons case. coke a federal investigator was seen sunday evening. coke's car, cell phone, and credit cards have been located but still no sign of the missing mother. investigators are not saying while they are searching an area that spans from interstate 80 to the city of vallejo. >> it was deemed that tonight we should start tonight to get it started. that this was made with the oakland investigators as well as our search and rescue personnel. >> search crews paused their efforts early this morning and will resume around 8:00 a.m.. oakland police
to the desk. >>> police say a party bus crashed at about 11:00 p.m.. alex savidge is near the scene tells us police have a man in custody. he may be the driver. alex. >> reporter: it's possible. the driver though was gone. the driver of the party bus nowhere to be found when chp officers first pulled up to this crash a short time later they did find the man. he has since been detained for key questioning. veered off the highway, hit a tree and went down an embankment. one man a passenger was found dead inside that wrecked bus. the crash was just before 11 crank last night on northbound 280. just south of the alpine road exit. investigators don't know what caused the bus to crash. mainly because they haven't figured out who was driving yet. a chp spokesman says the man that was found near this scene is not being cooperative. >> we are trying to figure out if he was the driver or any way involved in the collision. >> reporter: and the chp says if that man turns out to be the driver, he could of course face charges for the death of the passenger. the man that was killed here was in his mid to l
really feel badly for this family next to us. they've been my neighbors for a long time. >> reporter: the family who lost this home tell me they'll be staying with relatives, grateful nobody lost their life. this woman was evacuated, but convinced firefighters to go back to the apartment to rescue the puppies. >> my kids are the most important, but i can't leave my animals behind. >> reporter: firefighters tell me they will remain here in the neighborhood for the night to keep an eye on hot spots. ktvu channel 2 news. >> our team coverage begins with ken who is live with what we have learned about the cause of the fire. >> reporter: streets are still closed here. fire officials say they know where the fire started, but they admit they may never know exactly how it started. it was called in at 3:39 this afternoon, a fire burning along the shoulder of the eastbound lanes of interstate 80 when there was a cigarette or a spark from a vehicle or something else, but nothing has been determined. it was a challenge for firefighters. >> it's extremely hard and moves extremely fast. you lit
inside that carport. neighbors telling us some of the cars in here had just been painted. one was new. i have new video of the flames when this fire was beening out of control. a resident was able to take pictures with his camera. most of the people we talked to said they were fast asleep when his fire broke out. they woke up to the fire. they started banging on each others doors. one wop wetbacked -- it was already starting to burn but she was determined to save her car. >> i came out to see what was going on. i grabbed my keys and family. >> reporter: was your car on fire? >> yes. i got my sweater and put it out. it's parked outside. >> reporter: you went into your car knowing it was on fire to pull it out. >> it was the side mirrors. >> reporter: and the rest of the cars were burn something >> yes the car next to me was on fire. it wasn't engulfed but it was starting to. >> reporter: you thought you had time? kind of crazy you got into your burning car. >> the thing is i just purchased it a month ago. >> reporter: back out here live when you see the extensive damage to the other cars
'll discuss the situation in the region and the us response with republican congressman of new york and senator rumenthal of connecticut. >>> the obama is forced to play defense. >> this is no longer a political debate. this is what we call the law. >> the president claims that this law is working the way it is supposed to. but clearly it is not. >> we'll ask our sunday panel about the political hall out. all right here on fox news sunday. >> more tough questions for the nsa after the washington post reported this week that the agency violated policy rules. >> nation's most secretive spy agency intercepted e-mails and calls during that time and did not report the unauthorized surveillance. joining us with reaction is senator rand paul. senator, welcome back to fox news sunday. good to be with you. >> good morning. >> it was a little more than a week ago that the president insisted to the american people that there was oversight of the program and there was no talk of abuses. >> what you are not reading about is, the government actually abusing these programs. and listening in on peo
escorted us through the construction zone. near the tunnel, special trucks applied a final protective coating to the roadway but connection to the new bridge has not been completed. >> these columns of where a permanent onramp from yerba buena island to the new span will be built. but the most critical work is moving forward. asphalt trucks coming from pleasanton has awaited moving ahead as scheduled. >> they're averaging 37 minutes from their plant to the construction site. >> reporter: back out here live here's another live look at the work that's going on. appears to be some surveying going on before they do some additional paving leading back to the toll plaza. managers aren't able to say that they are ahead of schedule but they do say they always leave room for error during big construction projects like these. it's still possible that the new bay bridge could be open for business as early as late monday. eric rasmussen. >>> the new bay bridge span has been years in the making and progress has sometimes seemed to move at a snail's pace. but caltrans gave us this sped up view. >>
into san francisco using the car. i would say use bart, it's not striking, that's a great way to get without the bridge. ruth now at the toll plaza there is a backup. the metering lights have not gone out. but they will. there is a big backup there. back to the desk. we have a bart strike that's been averted. the trains are running this morning. they will run for the next seven days. last night the governor stepped in to the heated labor dispute just two hours before that midnight strike deadline. now we have team coverage for you. and we're covering the surprise for some shuttle drivers. they can see they are the no you can thatting anywhere. they asked him to step in he answered with the injunction which brings the strike to a halt for now. >> they emerged. and a board will investigate. they will issue a cooling off period. >> they are using it as a scare tactic and they were bargaining in bad faith. we heard how it was unnecessary to keep the public on pins and needles. there is no reason to continue the drama and the stress. the last thing we wanted was to see the train shut dow
fire near the bay bridge has shut down two lanes of westbound traffic. brian flores is live to tell us when the lanes could reopen. good morning, brian. >> reporter: you said it. good thing the b.a.r.t. trains are running. traffic is moving very slowly here, west 80. as you can see there, san francisco crews dousing this big rig fire that happened at 5:45 or so. we understand the big rig caught on fire. there was some type of a flat tire. let's bring in the sergeant. tell us more about what happened. >> roughly 5:45, the gentleman driving that big rig realized he had a flat tire. he pulled to the right shoulder and exited his vehicle at that time he realized there was smoke coming from the engine department and a couple of minutes later, the vehicle was fully engulfed. >> how is the driver doing? >> the driver is fine. he got out in plenty of time. he was carrying groceries. >> reporter: in terms of traffic, i see traffic moving slowly. how long is the sig-alert gonna last and what are the alternates? >> probably four hours. it will take a lot of time to get this big rig out of here on
and joins us from the site where he was killed. >> reporter: good afternoon. 17-year-old robert orlando spent the last day of his summer fishing with friends at a nearby lake. he was blocks away from home last night at 9:00 at night. you can see this afternoon, people have placed flowers. there is a sign as well as the site where this accident happened. there's also a golf club sitting here on the ground. that's because orlando was on his high school golf team according to relatives i talked with today. he was all set to start his senior year today here in danville. classes started this morning. relatives said this young man was smart, outgoing and generous. >> he was a charismatic, young man who lived to fish. he was involved in football and sports all of his life. we're devastated by the loss of him. >> reporter: this deadly crash happened at ten minutes before 9:00 last night on el capitan drive. there were three teenaged boys in the car when it veered off the road and crashed into the tree. orlando was killed in the accident. his two friends survived. the 17-year-old driver suffered
struggling. you can see the officers still using everything they've got to get the cuffs on. >> that -- that's [ bleep ]. >> now look at this. when the other officer picks this guy up -- >> is that dude just plain dead or unconscious. >> we don't know for sure. he looks lifeless. >> i don't think i've ever seen a single cop put somebody up like he's a sack of potato. >> once they move him into the car you kind of see the guy -- he's awake. >> that stick comes out. the officer does not use that stick on that guy. they start dealing with this guy in the back of what looks like the police van. another video from the same guy, may look like this guy is still not listening to the officers. at this point they have the taser out. the taser doesn't get used but he says -- do something and i'll tase you in the face. we did contact the philadelphia police department about this video. they are aware of the videos. they say the videos are a bit older. because of these videos there is an internal investigation on-going which means basically the police department cannot comment on the things that were see
used a pocketknife to cut a piece of rope that was dragging her deeper under the water. they used a cell phone to call for help but it took rescuers a couple of hours to find where they were. takes rescuers quite a while to get her out. they are struggling to lift her out from underneath the water and relieve her from the pressure of that water, too that's pushing and pulling her under. >> they are fighting the current here from the river. >> and she's still stuck in the boat. >> and she's been holding on for dear life for two hours. that probably took a physical and strength stamina toll on her. >> it's weird when the video just starts up because the guy is just chilling there. i imagine there's nothing he can do. maybe he was just afraid to move and upset that pile of debris. he was able to step out and walk out on his own. once rescuers pulled her free of the debris, she, too, was also able to just walk out. she did not have any serious injuries. >>> this band was touring in chicago, illinois, and they had a bit of a mishap with one of their gigs. >> under 21, you have to stay
the fire department to come on scene to try to tell us how soon will they have this knocked down. just to kind of get the details of how this possibly could have started. we'll continue to monitor the situation and let you know as soon as we have an update. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right, janine. >>> 7:05. a state-wide amber alert has been issued for two children believed to be abducted from san diego county. police say the man who took them, set fire to his house, killing the children's mother and an unidentified child. it's not clear if the suspect has both children with them or if one of them died in the fire. police say he was in a platonic relationship with the mother. the children are 16-year-old hanna anderson and ethan. both have blond hair. the suspect, identified as 40- year-old james lee dimaggio. police say he could be heading towards canada or texas. dimaggio believed to be driving a blue 2013 four-door nissan versa. here is ea photo of the car similar to the suspect's car. it's the same picture that police in southern ca
. >> reporter: that server came up to us and said she wanted to talk to us about it because she opportunity want the robbers get away with it. 20-year-old amanda says the restaurant had just closed saturday evening when two men burst into the back office where she, her manager and a chef had the days receipts out. >> they kept saying, give me the money, where is the safe. we said, here is the money, the safe is open. >> there were guns pointed at our heads. >> we're asking the public to help us out with this. possibly identifying. >> reporter: walnut creek police showeds us police video. this suv leaving and another possibly the same vehicle from a different angle. >> the vehicle involved we believe is a light colored suv. there's a roof rack on top of it that stand out a little bit. we're looking for any information that anyone might have of the suspects involved in this. >> reporter: it's a reminder for merchants be careful at closing. >> when you have large amounts of min changing hands at night. it's a window of opportunity for those who want to take it. >> do you think that downtown is stil
and thousands are going around it tonight to get home. >> the chp told us that the average commute today actually only increased by 10 minutes. sal castaneda is following conditions. sal, do you agree with that figure? >> reporter: no, not really, unfortunately. first of all, drivers are going a longer distance, because they're going around. send of all, the commutes on those bridges, the san mateo bridge, for example, has been heavier. more people are on the bridge. and it's made it a lot more -- well, just a lot slower. newschopper 2 is showing us a picture of eastbound 92. these are live pictures of people just trying to get onto the san mateo bridge. and 101 traffic is also going to be heavy and slow as you drive down 101. as a matter of fact, i can show you a little bit of it. southbound 101, you can see traffic is really busy here in san mateo. slow traffic as you drive through. i want to focus on this area here. you can see that 101, a lot of the road centers are red. getting over to the san mateo bridge, that traffic is going to be very slow as you drive through. we're also looki
commuters as they took public transportation. edwin showed us his two tickets he bought. >> this is for tomorrow. i'm doing this ahead of time to avoid the rush. >> reporter: golden gate ferry does expect more riders tonight, so it added a late- night trip and added trips to its weekend and holiday schedule. >> i was on bart earlier and it wasn't busy at all. >> reporter: but susan langford told us she made sure to avoid areas where there might be problems in i was in san francisco tonight, and i had to travel out over the golden gate bridge instead of the bay bridge. >> reporter: she also avoided this commute on the first morning. bart reports that ridership soared this morning. >>> to keep things running smoothly, ac transit offered bart commuters service to and from the stations. >> in the morning, it was really packed. a lot of people. >> reporter: but there were those who couldn't avoid the freeways. we saw stalled drivers trying to get to the east bay, heading north in heavy traffic, around 2:30 this afternoon, which is why drivers like susan langford have a plan f
needle of a hypodermic need needle? >> police think a drug using needle. guy has his shirt off kind of motioning to the police. the people filming this calling for the taser but it's not the taser that's coming out. >> bean bag gun. oh. >> oh. >> yes. the old bean bag gun. non-lethal munition takes this guy down in an instant. that has to hurt. that's actually a .12-gauge shotgun that shoots the bean bag round at him. doesn't have to fire again. according to police, these things shoot at 288 feet per second. and then once he's down, the police jump on this guy. this guy was arrested, as you can see here. as i mentioned, police sergeant does believe that drug or a mental healther shoe may have been a factor. a needle not necessarily like a lethal weapon but you never know what could be on this needle. >> oh! >>> pregnancy can be a challenging time for many women. but imagine being pregnant behind bars. >> we got to get up at 5:30 to get breakfast. >> i'm still in my first trimester and i'm hungry. >> i crave for everything that they don't give me. i'm tired of not being able to eat w
monday morning. >>> >>> good morning. thank you for waking up with us on this friday morning august 9th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. >> we heard her say it's going to get a little warmer. >> that is right. a minor warmup. we will start with today. a tad warmer than yesterday. for some a near repeat and for some two to three degrees warmer. but it's a start. warmer afternoon for your friday. this morning we are waking up with low clouds once again. patchy drizzle as we mentioned. windshield wipers may be going as you get to work. breezy through the delta and afternoon sea breeze will be with us. that system off the coast beginning to shift to the north. we are looking at temperatures beginning to rebound. i'll have a look at the numbers coming up. good morning, sal. >>> good morning, rosemary. traffic looks good on the san mateo bridge. a little foggy here. also the morning commute looks good if you are driving on northbound 101 in san francisco approaching the 80 split. 6:01 back to the desk. >>> all right this morning 6:00 we are tracking developing news in vallejo where police
. tell us police are still in the preliminary stages of this investigation but that all of the shooting victims will survive. police are looking for anyone who may have seen or heard something. police tell us a few victims took themselves to the hospital. paramedics took the gloars right now our immediate concern is for public safety. we want to see if there's anything else. >> shell casings littered the ground and the victims, 1 man, 3 women and the 12-year-old girl are going to be all right. police have not made any arrests. a young neighbor told me he heard at least 10 gunshots. what does all this mean for oakland cease fire that is now in place? more tonight. >>> now for the bay bridge and the clock is counting down. as you can see we're now just 3 days away taking a look at the -- wednesday's closure. so can prepare for the bridge's reopening which should happen after labor day. >> and the toll plaza right now where you can see some lanes are backed up. with a number of big events planned across the bay area next weekend, traffic is expected to get even worse. kara joins us live. >
caused the lights to go out for tens of thousands of people overnight. >>> thank you for joining us. >>> let's check weather, traffic and steve is there. he is busy. your weather watchers are busy. >> epfully san francisco. sal is getting the same responses. there is a lot of drizzle out there. a big cloud deck. we had high midlevel clouds. >> they were cool. everything with that low t translates into cooler temperatures. >> you are right about that fog and some of the same people have been tweeting me or the drizzle, pardon me. it is wet on the roads. it could be a little trickier. 280 here. it is good. the bridge moderate. back to the desk. >> thank you. >>> we have breaking news a tragedy in oakland. a boy and his fath were child a shooting in oakland. we have a photo of the child. tell us what you know, tara. >> reporter: baby andrew those are the cries we heard. and they are grief stricken here. let's show you a picture of the child we're talking about, 1 year old shot and killed her. it was early this morning, along with his father. someone crept into the backyard of the hou
are dead after a police stand off. robert honda is at the scene and joins us live to explain what happened. good afternoon, robert. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori, as you can imagine it has been a hectic morning in this neighborhood and they are still investigating the situation here that left two people dead. the stand off started after 8:00 this morning when the public safety dispatch center got a call from a man claiming he had killed someone, they quickly swarmed the neighborhood. investigators say they made numerous attempts to contact the man inside his home. now take a listen as officers did that just before the sound you will hear of loud rapid gunfire. >> come out with your hands up. [ gunfire ] >> that point the individual charged the officers with a weapon and the officers were forced to own open fire and shoot the individual. the individual was pronounced dead at the scene, in doing a protective sweep we did confirm another dead body inside the residence. >> neighbors we talked to say they believe the dead woman was his wife. they are still investigating and not confirmed
with a temporary fix for the cracked bolts. the fix could involve steel shims used to strengthen the span until a permanent repair is made. engineers say the temperature solution would not hamper any work being done on a permanent fix. that work could be done at the same time. many say this would be a lot safer than the current cantilever span in use now. >> the old bris is built on timber piles. that bridge has had steel pilers on it that need to be fixed. the question is when are we gonna open it? >> reporter: now, if they, indeed, decide to open up the new span over the labor day weekend or, for that matter, whenever they open up the new span, they will have to temporarily close the old span for a days. published worsts says chp is ready in -- reports say chp is ready in case the opening is labor day weekend. sal castanedo, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, sal. >>> meanwhile, as the construction continues on the new eastern span, new energy- efficient lights are set to be turned on tonight. the l.e.d. lights are said to use half of the energy of other light bulbs and last five times longer
. >>> a drunk driving arrest led police to a woman's body in west paolo al to. there to tell us how officers were led to the victim's apartment and the circumstances surrounding her death. >> this is the apartment building where police found the victim's body. we talked with her devastated family this afternoon. the crime scene is in east palo alto. >> all i know is what i seen today when my sister came out of her own apartment. to see like that, i really just keep asking why. >> family members say the victim was 47-year-old. >> she was a very nice person, community wise. >> anderson's sister seemed to be taking the news the hardest. >> i just wish god would have took me instead of taking my little sister. she was the baby of the family and always happy. >> police say they learned of the killing in an unusual way. it came after a drunk driving arrest last night of a man in redwood city. >> shortly after that he revealed that he had killed an individual and officers responded to this location. >> they say little else about the suspect other than he is now facing a murder charge. >> i met him
, i am tired of being tired. but i can't stop. >> reporter: she used the death of her son tabond with other mothers in -- to bond with other mothers in similar conditions. in san francisco, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we know the woman killed by construction front loader was a former student headed back to school there. ktvu's robert handa is live in san jose with what she was doing when she got hit and the toll it took on the construction worker behind the wheel. >> reporter: the investigation is still going on to figure out what happened here at this construction site yesterday when the woman was hit by heavy machinery and died. we learned who the victim was, and the efforts to help her family. >> reporter: classes resume at san jose city college in two weeks. she had plans to be -- plans to be part of the school year. it appears she was a former student in 2009 and on campus yesterday to resume cams. but she -- campus. but she died as she walked pass a construction site. >> i ran into students that know her, said she was dedicated to studies. the feeling on campus
. >> all we can do is hope for the best. >> it's a chance for us to learn and improve. >> the associate superintendent, says that they've done a lot in the last year. among the changes, they hired a security firm. >> have them roving, and you have two cars that move around, they can see things in and around your sight. >> it's completed a security overhaul, from changing locks to evacuation plans. there's new locks and gets a, and color coded -- gates, and color code badges for visitors and volunteers. we called, and they're asking everyone to be more individual atlanta, and this mom -- individual lent, and -- this mom says -- >> i asked about that private security firm, and they're spending $165,000 a year on that. berkley said they finished a school by school audit, and they plan to present the changes to its board next month. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> it is official, the planned opening of the eastern span of the bay bridge, will take place on labor day weekend. the traffic signs around the bay area, are warning drivers that the entire bridge will shut down, beginning wednesday, aug
heist. this was the damage, and a group of men got inside by using a truck to force open the door. that's where we are from walnut creek, with how the they've seen made a clean get away. >> they backed to truck right in the front doors of tiffany's, and they're trying to clear the huge doors, and at the same time the police are working to find to they've seen. the walnut police arrived to find a truck smashed into this store, and they arrived 90 seconds after the suspects took off. >> there's jewelry scattered around the floor, but it's small, the stuff that's left out overnigh. the high end -- overnight, the high end stuff is locked up. >> this is taken from the surveillance camera, and you can see the stolen truck to back in the doors, and the truck that was used to get away. >> it appears four male suspects, they were wearing hoodies. >> throughout day, shoppers noticed the damage. >> i drove by, and like, what in the world is is this. >> the truck was stolen, and in the store, they were looking for evidence. the police say they've reviewed the surveillance video, and the boringry --
inside and why they couldn't use water to fight this fire at the beginning. >> breaking news from san francisco. gunfire in the tender loin. we have a news crew headed to the scene. >> reporter: a search for a service dog will begin in the next couple hours in san jose. you'll hear why finding him is so critical for his owner. >> plus a rash of robberies in one east bay city. the question police still have not answered. mornings on 2 begins right now. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. you are looking live at a home in hayward where firefighters discovered a pot grow inside a home. we will have more on this situation in just a few moments. good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. i'm tori campbell. >> good morning. i'm dave clark. let's check your weather, traffic. steve, how are we looking? >> we are looking good. low clouds. gave us crazy weather this week. accelerating northward. back to school forecast, take a look at san rafael. 58. 68 mostly sunny by noon. and a high of 77. temperatures in the north bay a lot of 70s.
like it will stay south of us. for overall temperatures a little bit cooler today. some clouds and sun mostly low clouds there. afternoon breeze. definitely an on shore push today. highs today 60s and 70s. and also come 80s. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. we are looking pretty good around the bay area. so far. as we look at interstate 880. it is a nice looking drive passing the coliseum with no major problems. also we look here at the commute on the bay bridge. it looks like some of the right lanes are a little crowded. otherwise we are doing pretty well. if you are driving out to the -- i think this is it. this is a look at traffic on the bridge. let's go back to the desk. >> we have continuing coverage of the rim fire burning near yosemite national park. right now the fire has destroyed nearly 144,000 acres and is only at 7% containment. almost 3500 fire personnel are also on the scene. 23 buildings have been lost but it's not clear how many of those are homes. >> this fire quickly spread into the subdivisions where the homes were. before we could get our engines and equipment
>>> i'm chris wallace. the u.s. government closes up shop across the muslim world. responding to intelligence of an al qaeda threat, the state department shuts embassies and consulates in the mideast and north africa. and issues an extraordinary worldwide travel alert to america. >>> plus, new questions about relations with russia. after moscow grants asylum to edward snowden. >> russia has stabbed us in the back. each day that snowden is allowed to roam free is another twist of the knife. >> now the white house is rethinking whether the president should meet with russian president putin. >>> plus, growing controversy about the surveillance of americans here and overseas. we'll talk with general michael hayden. as well as nsa critic congressman justin amash of michigan. >>> then, washington keeps heading for a budget impasse and government shut down. >> we have seen a faction of republicans in congress saying they wouldn't pay the bills congress racked up in the first place. >> instead of working together yesterday the president threatened to shut down the government. >> we'll
and walked off with cash and household items. police gave us a detailed description. one of the robbers is described as a dark complected african american man in early 30s. 6 feet tall weighing around 200 pounds. facial hair is described as unshaven. he wore a white t-shirt and blue jeans. the other man is described as hispanic male 5'9 and weighing around 150 pounds. he too wore a hard hat and vest. neighbors saw the men runaway from the home and drive away in a gold suv similar to a cadillac he is . >>> another representative will be contacting us around 8:00 possibly with an update and comment on this case. police, again, want you to look out for these suspects believed to be connected with all three robberies and if somebody approaches your door, they should give you a badge showing they are an actual utility worker and look out for utility truck which would be parked in front of the home. ktvu, channel 2 news. >> thank you. 7:04. contract talks in the bart labor dispute resume in two hours with a threat of a strike still looming. today's negotiations come one day after a special b
>>> >>> thank you for waking up with us on thursday morning. >>> would you ask if i can have a good forecast. i have been asking for that. >>> well, thank you. i defer to him. we have a pattern change. some sun on the coast. 60s and 70s. traffic is moving along you from driving on the bridge you can see it is good. the sunol grade looks good as well. >>> a fire in. we have more from the fire scene which is on clay street. a stand went up. and this cabinet here and where they were stored. the fire did not separate to the rest of the building but the people. people arrived after 3:00 this morning. the chief said that a bunch of shirts were burned and the front gate was damage damaged. and firefighters say it was a challenge to get in because once they did they hustled everyone out of the building. >> and what sparked the fire. >> we investigated it. and it is undetermined. they had cords for power for the stand. we're not sure. >> and you can see all of the rubbed here. it could have been force. >>> and 5:01. and investigating a deadly shooting. the body of a victim was found admit ni
morning. thank you for joining us. >>> and august 1. >>> good morning let's check weather and traffic. steve is there. the coast is clear. there are breaks. >>> you said it. >>> weeks and months we will get sun. they got it yesterday. it looks better by the coast today. we have low clouds here it will burn off. 60ed and 70s and 80s. >>> good morning we're looking at the san mateo bridge and the traffic looks good all the way out to the peninsula with no problems. when you gloat 101 is in good shape. and highway 4 over the willow pass grade. it looks good but there is slow traffic on the way to pittsburgh. >> let's go back to the desk. >>> a woman was assaulted just outside of santa clara university. she was walking alone on lexington street near the mission library at 1:30 a.m. she said a man tried to grab her. she was able to escape and run home and call the police. officers brought in search dogs they lost the suspect's scent though in the campus. police believe it was the motive behind the attack. our reporter talking to police right now. we'll have a live report coming up at the b
was >>> good morning. thank you for waking up with us. >>> let's check weather, traffic, the weather, steve, it sounds weird today. >> a lot of clouds and drizzle. all the way inland for some. and after the clouds burn off there will be clouds from the low that's moving into the north. that's going to keep us cool and 60s and 70s and showers. sal. >>> highway 4 looks good. there are no problems. slow westbound 80. >>> police want your help to identify two men posing as pg&e workers and robbing people. they robbed them in the home yesterday. and as we found out, this is the third robbery of this kind. >> police believe they are the ones who robbed several businesses. the starbucks here was robbed and a jamba juice. police say the business robberies were in the last two weeks, the men arrived around the opening time in orange vests and hard mattes to workers that you see here. they held up the starbucks and the jamba juice and making off with the opening cash. then at 8:30 in the morning. men with a similar description posed as pg&e workers and bound a man, woman and girl in their home which
hours ago crews resumeed their search of a three square mile area in vallejo, mike nemack joins us with that. >> reporter: we will get to that in just a bit. we want to get you up to speed on a new development. 10 minutes ago i saw a sheriff's boat being pulled out of the water here so i called him. i said hey what is happening. why are you pulling them out. he said there has been a new development. i said did you find a body. he said i can't confirm that, all i can say is we are expanding to a new area, we will get more on that later he said possibly 30 minutes. meantime we got new video we shot 30 minutes here north of us shows search and rescue crews pulling and poking at a comforter along the shore and also found an old white boat they left alone but definitely checked out. i would say in all 70 search and rescuers are looking for one missing woman. they are on foot, they are on the water. this is the search for oakland's sandra koch. >> we are also going to use dogs. they do have specially trained dogs that can search lakes. >> the lake is adjacent to 6 flags discovery kingdom
of the industrial revelation. it was in 1913 that henry ford began using the assembly line to manufacture the model t. in 2000, bob mackenzie lookedded at the significance -- looked at the significance of that change. >> reporter: maneuvering your horse and buggy down market street was not easy. of course you had to be rich to own an automobile which didn't add to their popularity with everyone else. as the second decade took place, the auto owned the streets but it was still only the rich that owned them. henry ford changed all that. instead of making cars one at a time, the ford factory mass produced them with an idea called the assembly line. each worker did the same job over and over enabled the plant tocrank out a new car every 15 minutes. at last, the ford could take the roads. northern californians could climb the mountain to yosemite. people who did not have a week to hike up the hills could weekend in a natural paradise. getting wheels was almost like getting wings. the more cars we did, the more business we did and the more business we did. the more cars we could buy. and in the roaring 1
a stethoscope, even had an id badge. new details tonight from amber lee. she tells us a facebook posting led to the woman's arrest. amber? >> reporter: julie, the sheriff's department tells us, the woman accused of impersonating the nurse was arrested at this parking lot behind valley medical center. investigators are still looking at why she did it, and for how long. >> 29-year-old crystal cook of felton is facing two charges of impersonating a county employee, and possessing a fake hospital id card. because the charges are misdemeanors, she was released not long after she was arrested friday. >> looks very familiar to me. >> we showed the hospital worker this photo of cook. >> when was the last time you saw her? >> i don't know exactly the time, but the face is very familiar. >> several times? >> i have seen this face. you see the face, and you remember. that's what i think i have seen her face. >> reporter: valley medical center says an employee with cal star, an air ambulance service alerted the hospital thursday afternoon, after seeing cook's postings on facebook, claiming to be a hospi
yesterday that included the use of chemical weapons. at least 100 people died. many of them women and children. the united nations would like its inspectors who are already in syria to investigate the claim. >> the team is in place. we hope they will be given access to the area by the government. >> now the syrian government calls claims it used chemical weapons baseless. that f the use of chemical weapons is used it will cause more pressure on the u.s.. >>> jury deliberations are expected to begin. hasan who was acting as his own attorney is sending only a single piece of evidence to the jury. an evaluation from his boss who called him a good soldier. the prosecution has submitted 700 pieces against hasan. hasan admitted to the shooting saying it was top protect muslims abroad. >>> we may know as soon as tomorrow if mayor bob filner will step down. he reached a tentative deal. the specifics of the deal have not been made public but will be presented to the council tomorrow. there is speculation that filner is clearing out his office. he was seen leaving city hall in an suv loaded
vegas but maybe a few in southern california. but for us we are between. a little bit warmer on the temps today. after yesterday's cool down. a lot of 70s inland. a little warmer. that wind is out of the west or southwest and northwest. it's a direction that comes off from the sea breeze. 60s and 70s and 80s. here is sal. >>> right now traffic is doing okay on 101. all northbound lanes of highway 101 and san mateo are open after a deadly accident overnight. the crash happened shortly before midnight on highway 101. chp says a pedestrian was on the road when she was hit and killed. officers say it's unclear why the person was on the highway. but officers say the driver who hit that person is cooperating. now in san rafael chp is trying to figure out what caused a van to lose control. driving across all lanes of highway 101 before crashing into a tree and power pole. the crash happened near 101. that is where we find ktvu tara moriarty who has the latest on that crash. tara, you just arrived. what is going on now? >> reporter: authorities are not sure exactly why the man veered
and shocking video out of syria this week that seem to show the assad regime is engaged in the largest use of chemical weapons since saddam hussein attacked his people a quarter century ago. bob returned. we are told u.s. navy ships are moving closer to the coast of syria. president obama says this is a big event of grave concern but the president then adds we need to act deliberately. >> what we've seen is that folks will call for immediate action jumping into stuff that does not turn out well. gets us mired in very difficult situations. >> senator corker, how much proof does president obama need, and if he decide that bashir el assad used chemical weapons on a large scale against his people, what should he do? >> chris, the amount of social media coming out of syria indicates this is not something where opposition forces have contrived something. i think it's very evident that regime has acted in this way. i do think it's always good to be cautious, but my sense is that this has happened. i think we will respond in a surgical way. i hope the president, soon as we get back to washington,
in baltimore. you notice that there are some officer ds there inspector the car. they're u.s. customs and border protection. this is an illegal and unsafe import, not fit for u.s. roads. >> not yet. i mean, maybe somebody's importing it to make it legal for u.s. roads. >> well, watch what they do to cars that come in to the country illegally. >> don't, don't. >> oh, my gosh. >> don't. that's a great truck. are you kidding me? >> that totally sucks. >> oh. >> crunch. >> through the windows, through the top of the car. they even flip this car over and burst the tires. you watch them completely destroy this car. pounding on top of it over and over and over again. what a massive waste. why not send it back or sell it. >> a u.s. customs and border patrol officer will explain exactly why they did this. >> the land rover defender that you see on top of that pile did not meet the safety rules of united states roads, so, therefore, it had to be destroyed. and what the importer did on that one is he manipulated that defender to look like it's older than 25 years, that he could legally import it
: the strike would also strand hundreds of low income people living on alameda point at what used to be the alameda air station. >> ac transit strike is really freaking me out. >> reporter: that's because there's only one bus line that runs every half hour through this area that is so remote just getting to the nearest supermarket is an ordeal. >> without a bus you would have to walk. and it's probably a good half hour plus to walk from here to the grocery store. and if you've got tons of bags plus two kids, it doesn't work out that way. >> reporter: very few people have cars here, cabs are too expensive. >> we can't get off of this base if you don't have a car or vehicle. the only other thing to do is walk. >> reporter: and she tells us she plans on stocking up on food tonight just in case. reporting live in oakland, rob roth, ktvu news. >>> b.a.r.t. management and the union will present their case tomorrow. governor brown halted a looming strike sunday night and appointed the three member panel. at tomorrow's hearing both sides must summarize the issue still in dispute and discu
was used or what he did to prompt officers to open fire. but they will say officers feared for their lives. back live out here on tenny soon road in hayward, we've seen people identifying themselves as friendses and family members as officers cleared the scene and allowed them back in. the officers involved have more than five years' experience. they are considered veteran officers. they are on paid leave. it's unclear how many officers were involved and how many fired shots. the mother and two daughters were not hurt. but this investigation does continue. live in hayward, claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, claudine. >>> a vallejo healthcare provider is facing elder abuse charges after the death of a 78- year-old bomb in her care. the paper reports police found the woman after doing a welfare check at her home on florida street. they say it appears she had been dead for quite some time before she was found. the individual was arrested on suspicion of elderly -- elder abuse charges. >>> these are live pictures. you are looking at the bridge. in a couple of hours from now, we'
. the alternate route you should use to get to work on time. >>> the bay bridge set to close in a matter of weeks. the dates you may want to keep in mind. >>> making it harder to deport illegal immigrants. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. we are live outside the oakland police department this morning. officers dealing with another deadly shooting and just when they are really stepping up efforts to fight violent crime we will tell you how it fits into their latest plan in just a few minutes. good morning, it's friday august 16th i'm pam cook. >> good morning, i'm dave clark. let's check weather and traffic. steve, can you scare up some sunshine for pam? >> not yet. maybe soon. a lot of low clouds in place. it does look a little cooler. not much has changed here. kind of muggy for most of the lows. only in the north bay finding cool lows. most areas are around 64-5:. 64 to 84 by noon. i will tell you yesterday very hot up in parts of lake county and out toward vacaville. i don't think that really changes today. san francisco hovering around seasonal average this time of yea
'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us. >> i'm dave clark. steve, are you still worried about lightning this morning. >> not this morning but later this afternoon. thick fog out there. be careful coast and bay. some of that is reducing visibility. isolates showers, 60s 70s and 80s at noon. a lot more cloud cover and the wind has definitely picked up. it will not be as hot for some inland yesterday. the low is rotating around, still sending in a couple of bands moving north and west off shore but the red flag warning continues. temperatures a lot cooler today than yesterday. more 50s and 60s instead of the 70s. the wind has picked up. gusts up to 30 plus. yesterday they were at 8 miles per hour. that is a huge difference. some of that cloud cover, there's a little blip skirting along going east to west. the main cloud deck has moved north. we are in line for fog and a possibility of lightning again. it equals a cooler pattern for those inland today. 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s. temps to the north are dependent on the cloud cover. >> good morning. we do have things to talk about in fr
council person tells us it's a bill worth considering and the other says it's a nanny bill. maureen naylor has the story. >> reporter: under the proposal outlining this new memo at any vending machine at city facilities they would have to get rid of the energy drinks they have above. they could keep the apple juice in the middle but eliminate the sodas below. >>> a change for the bay area's largest city may put the lock on soda machines at libraries and community centers if this san jose city councilman has his way. >> there's not a mandate telling folks what they can and cannot drink. it's simply saying at city facilities we're not going to provide unhealthy drinks that we know are loaded with sugar. >> reporter: under councilman ash kalba's new proposal all drinks with sweeteners and less than 50% real fruit juice would be prohibited along with milk more than 2% fat. >> whole milk is pretty good for whole children. this little guy has a calorie problem, so he needs a little whole milk now and then. >> there's other things they need to be focusing on. >> reporter: colver says it's not an
in just a moment. good morning. thank you for joining us here on "mornings on 2." it's tuesday, august, 27th. i'm pam cook in for tori campbell today. >> good morning. i'm dave clark. >>> we're gone check weather and traffic for you. steve? >> we have pockets of thick fog. but nothing compared to yesterday when there was a lot of drizzle and low clouds went inland. hardly a breeze. temperatures will warm up after we get through some of the fog. most locations have sun. 84 in santa rosa yesterday. concord up 4 from 84. palo alto, 77. both checking in at 81. mainly 50s. look at santa rosa, 49. that's a huge difference. about 11 degrees cooler than yesterday. still some upper 50s and very low 60s but not the mid-60s that we had. 57, 74 go for a high today of 82 degrees. sunny and warmer. a lighter breeze. some patchy fog on the golden gate. overall, highs will come up. inland temperatures, a couple of low 80s to low 90s. here's sal. >>> good morning, steve. we're looking at traffic slow getting into san francisco via the bay bridge. we're gonna look at traffic also that's going to be slow app
was last seen with sandra coke the. we go to eric rasmussen. >> reporter: police tell us they will be searching by land and by water. this could go on all night long. we have detectives out here. search and rescue teams even members of the fbi. police confirmed a man sandra coke once dated is a person of interest. he is in custody but they have not said if he's the one that gave them the information that led them here tonight. even though it's after dark. police say they launched this search as soon as they learned this might be where they could find sandra coke. the 50-year-old woman from oakland as been missing since sunday evening. >> we're still treating this as a missing person we're also looking at this from an angle if there is foul play involved. >> reporter: police also confirmed they've identified 56- year-old randy alana as a person of interest. alana who has prior convictions of kidnap and rape was picked up a few days ago. he had recently contacted alana. tonight police revealed alana had been seen with coke the night of the disappearance. >> i can't share wi
and innovative technology will be rolled utd over the next three years and could be used districtwide if proven effective. they are looking to get rid of the traditional a-f grading system. many teachers are excited to let students know where they can excel and improve. >> the biggest thing is the reporting back to the family and the parents and the students. these components get combined into a single-letter grade. >> reporter: students will be graded on criteria specific to understanding material, clab ratting on traffic -- collaborating on tasks so definitely some outside of the box thinking here at burnett middle school. they will also try to inknow great new technology. coming up next in my next report, i will tell you about creative ways to get ipods in the classroom to use technology. we're also gonna chat with students and parents about what they think about dropping the a- f grading system. katie utehs, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> teachers in palo alto are putting the finishing touches on their classrooms as students prepare to return to school tomorrow. the school district
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